Posts Tagged ‘Terry McAuliffe’

Metro Creates New Fire/Rescue Liaison Position to Improve Safety

Metro has hired a "fire/rescue liaison" to improve emergency responses.

The Needle: Snyder Suck-Up

Dan Snyder sends Terry McAuliffe some gear.

Dan Snyder’s Football Team Is Designing a New Stadium, Which Will Be “Very Retro”

Maybe the uninspiring preseason results are just a sign of distraction: The local NFL franchise is shopping for a new home.
Team owner Dan Snyder said in an interview with Comcast SportsNet Wednesday that the team has "started the process" of designing a new  stadium. The stadium, he said, could be in Virginia, D.C., or Maryland, where it's played at [...]

Pigskins Shame Spiral: Martin O’Malley

The Pigskins Shame Spiral is an occasional feature tracking developments related to the name of D.C.'s beloved football team.
Who: Democratic Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley
Change the name? Yep.

District Line Daily: No Bending on “Yoga Tax”

A morning roundup of news, opinion, and links from Washington City Paper and around the District. Send tips and ideas to citydesk@washingtoncitypaper.com.
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Council Chair Phil Mendelson says, despite backlash from the D.C. gym industry, he's sticking with the proposed [...]

The Virginia Map Bill That Pissed Off Everyone Gets Quietly Signed

Last week, Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe signed a bill he had promised Korean constituents he would sign, quietly and to very little fanfare. The reason is probably because, by then, he had succeeded in alienating both the Koreans he had courted as a candidate and the Japanese he tried to mollify as governor.
As I reported [...]

District Line Daily: Apology Session

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In his re-election campaign kick-off speech, Mayor Vince Gray apologized for any harm caused by his last [...]

The Needle: Whole Fools

Supermarket Sweepstakes: Whole Foods announced it would open a store on H Street NE today (and possibly one on the Walter Reed site) and the reaction basically went something like this: Well, it may be good for the community, but it's terrible because it could kill the neighborhood's hipster cred. -7
Virginia Gentleman: Virginia gubernatorial loser Ken Cuccinelli has [...]

District Line Daily: Gunning for Law

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District lawyers are once again asking a judge to uphold strict gun registration requirements that were [...]

Our Morning Roundup: Rainy Days Edition

Weather Advisories Are Exciting News Events: Massive thunderstorms blew through DC, spewing hail and knocking out power throughout the area.  Those who still had power took to their blogs in order to inform others that it was indeed raining.  The afternoon storm rolled in so quickly that it made for an captivating visual, as captured [...]

Our Morning Roundup: Baby Turtles for Sale(?)

*VA GOVERNOR WATCH: The editorial board of the Washington Times chastises the Democratic Governors Association for taking premature swings at Bob McDonnell, former Attorney General of Virginia and the GOP candidate for Virginia's upcoming gubernatorial race. Among the Times' charges: the DGA has created a shadow org., Common Sense Virginia, from which to "spew poppycock" [...]

Black Caucus of Virginia Ball: Good Political Sightings, Roast Beef

The Democratic Black Caucus of Virginia's Grassroots Pre-Inaugural Ball is the event to attend tonight, reports Erik Wemple.
The ball, held at Arlington, Va.'s Marriott Crystal Gateway, was on the stop-by list of aspiring and established Virginia politicos alike–not a surprise considering the Virginia Black Caucus is known for delivering the state's critical minority vote, Wemple says.
Democratic gubernatorial candidates [...]

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